CFP: [General] THE WORLD OF THE DETECTIVE (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Bartels
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Contributors are invited to submit critical works on any aspect of
representations of the detective in fiction, film, television, and other
media. The world the detective moves within is often confusing and
constrained. This panel will consider the different environments featured
in detective fiction and the relationship of the detective to the larger
world he or she moves within. Potential topics may include but are not
limited to the following:

Classic Detective Fiction
Sherlock Holmes
Agatha Christie
The Detective and the urban landscape
Detective fiction and national boundaries
The detective and the country house
Hardboiled Detective Fiction
Crime television series (e.g., CSI, NCIS, Law and Order, Pushing Daisies)
Noir and Neo-noir
Humorous revisions of the detective or crime fiction
Detective Games
Abstracts of 200-300 words should be emailed to Gretchen Bartels
( by February 27th, 2009. Please include the abstract
in the text of the email (no attachments). Indicate any audio/visual needs
you may have.

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